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This instructable was inspired by the recent contest on instructables. The most difficult part of this project was creating the pattern for the doll and the doll's dress, Other than that it was easy to make. I am visiting with my daughter for the holidays and her sewing machine was not working so I made everything by hand. It really did not take that long, which surprised me. The embroidery work did take a little longer than regular sewing but embroidery is an awesome craft because you can take it with you and while your waiting for the children after school or a doctors office, you can work on hand sewing projects and relax while your doing it. It make waiting a lot more fun and just think of the time you save by making holiday gifts. Follow through and let's make Sally!

Step 1: Supplies

Picture of Supplies
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Assorted fabric scraps
Red yarn
Filler for the dolls body such as batting, straw, or rice
Black and white Socks with no match ( all of us at one time or another have a sock with no mate) and I used one black trouser sock
Thread
Embroidery thread
Pattern for doll and dress or make your own pattern like I did
Embroidery hoop
Assorted needles
Scissors
Skewer
Pencil
Iron/and board



 
Phoenix Flare11 months ago
Wow! Looks so great! I would love to learn to sew! I can knit though ...
She is fabulous! I look forward to seeing Jack the Pumpkin King. I'm going to make the pair. Thanks for sharing! l love your work.
sunshiine (author)  lauraincleveland1 year ago
Thanks so much for stopping by! I may try making Jack next year! She was a lot of fun to make. Hope your day shines!
sunshiine
Cool!
sunshiine (author)  nerfrocketeer1 year ago
Thanks! Have a great week!
sunshiine
You too!
She is the bestest! How fun! Will she have a Jack Skellington to accompany her?
sunshiine (author)  Penolopy Bulnick1 year ago
Thanks! I hope to make him also! I hope your week shines!
sunshiine
WoW!!!! So cool!!! I love how you did the hair too!
sunshiine (author)  marcellahella1 year ago
Thanks! Thanks for your comment!
sunshiine
very nice! it would be cool if you could adapt it to be a wine bottle cover...
sunshiine (author)  spaceycasey371 year ago
Thanks! I might make one! Thanks for visiting!
sunshiine
dkrall1 year ago
yes I thought it was going to be a wine bottle cove too
sunshiine (author)  dkrall1 year ago
After these comments I just might try making one! thanks for stopping by and have a great week!
sunshiine
Just love it! favorited! I'd be glad to see Jack Skellington Doll very soon :)
sunshiine (author)  Muhaiminah Faiz1 year ago
Thanks! I have been thinking about making him! Thanks for stopping by!
sunshiine
Love it !!!!
sunshiine (author)  cdawisconsin1 year ago
So glad you liked her! she was fun to make! Thanks for stopping by!
sunshiine
shazni1 year ago
how cute is that!
sunshiine (author)  shazni1 year ago
Thanks! Have a nice day!
sunshiine
mclare501 year ago
This is the cutest thing every!!! Wonderful job
sunshiine (author)  mclare501 year ago
Thanks so much! Have a great week!
sunshiine